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Aurum sees uptick in hedge fund interest

WATCH THE WEBINAR: “There has been a significant increase in investor interest in hedge funds over the past year, notes Paul Broxup, head of portfolio advisory at Aurum Funds Limited (United Kingdom)

Makwetu joins AIP ahead of multi-strategy launch

Yonela Makwetu has joined Tygervalley-based AIP Capital Management as its chief investment officer, amid ambitious plans to build a broader alternatives business...

Terebinth builds in equities space, adds operational heft

Specialist absolute return boutique Terebinth Capital is taking important steps in its growth plan, extending into the listed equities space with the...

STANLIB launches Pan Africa Debt Fund

The fund aims for stable income and capital growth, with a target return of three-month US dollar Libor plus 6% over a rolling three years

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Makwetu joins AIP ahead of multi-strategy launch

Yonela Makwetu has joined Tygervalley-based AIP Capital Management as its chief investment officer, amid ambitious plans to build a broader alternatives business...

Laurium launches global active equity fund

Laurium Capital has launched its Laurium Global Active Equity Fund, a Section 65-approved fund domiciled in Mauritius. Laurium has...

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SA pensions missing out on hedge fund potential

“Why don’t South African pension funds invest in hedge funds like their developed market peers?” asks Andre Steyn, founder and portfolio manager at Steyn Capital Management

Emerging markets: shifting dynamics

Emerging markets continue to cause headaches for investors, with the coronavirus reminding them of the level of market volatility and uncertainty they can endure. There continue to be opportunities in emerging markets, but whilst developed market equities are continuing to perform well, investors will be less interested in taking on more risk for similar returns. What might cause investor sentiment to change?

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Amplify extols value of the hedge fund toolkit

The ability of hedge funds to produce consistent, positive and excess returns is a product of them having less constrained opportunity sets than long-only funds, according to Amplify Investment Partners

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Differential blends data science and human ideas

Having launched in mid-2019, Johannesburg-based Differential Capital has made significant headway as a business, combining fundamental investment processes with artificial intelligence to...

THINK-ing out of the box

HedgeNews Africa spoke to Elmien Wagenaar at THINK.CAPITAL about the case for hedge funds, and how her portfolios take a different approach to...

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Enko extends into African private debt

Enko Capital is expanding its Africa-focused investment platform to include an African private debt strategy, with ex-Barak man Sidoine Viagbo joining as...

Goldblatt joins team at Chrysalis

Chrysalis Capital has taken on Nick Goldblatt as an associate partner and senior dealmaker as of August 1.  Goldblatt...

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